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Herd softball welcomes Ohio for midweek rivalry matchup

Herd softball welcomes Ohio for midweek rivalry matchup

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 26, 2019

 After a 3-2 performance at the Holy City Showdown, the Marshall softball team opens its 2019 home slate Wednesday afternoon against longtime rival Ohio. The Herd’s overall record stands at 10-5, with all five losses being one-run contests. “Overall I think it was a solid performance,” hea...

Herd women’s basketball topped by WKU in overtime

Herd women’s basketball topped by WKU in overtime

Millard Stickler, Reporter

February 24, 2019

Shayna Gore’s game-high 26 points were not enough to lift Marshall to a win on Play4Kay day, as visiting Western Kentucky escaped the Cam Henderson Center with a 69-66 overtime win over the Thundering Herd. “It’s a tough loss,” Thundering Herd head coach Tony Kemper said. “That one hurts....

Marshall to build long-awaited baseball stadium, aims for 2021 completion

Marshall to build long-awaited baseball stadium, aims for 2021 completion

Millard Stickler, Reporter

February 22, 2019

“It’s time to build a baseball stadium.” Fans of Marshall baseball have been hearing this phrase since the 1960s but during an unveiling ceremony on Thursday the words were spoken once more. Mayor Steve Williams announced that the Huntington Municipal Development Authority bought eight acres...

Herd softball travels south for Holy City Showdown

Herd softball travels south for Holy City Showdown

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 21, 2019

The Marshall women’s softball team is preparing for its third straight tournament this season after tying the program record in home runs in a game last weekend. The Thundering Herd is coming off a five-game series with three wins and two losses in the Battle at the Beach Tournament. “I think...

Athlete of the week: Lauren Zaglifa, track and field

Athlete of the week: Lauren Zaglifa, track and field

February 19, 2019

ABOUT LAUREN ZAGLIFA Year: Sophomore Hometown: Charles Town, W.Va. Event: Pole Vault PERSONAL BEST:   3.86m (12 feet, 8 inches) RESULTS LAST WEEK Conference USA Indoor Championships: Second Place in Pole Vault (tied school record - 3.86m/12 feet, 8 inches)   Track and...

Thundering Herd prepares for C-USA Bonus Play

Thundering Herd prepares for C-USA Bonus Play

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 19, 2019

Following its crucial win against Middle Tennessee Saturday afternoon, the Marshall men’s basketball team is sitting in the seventh seed in pod two for conference Bonus Play.  Marshall (14-13, 7-7 C-USA) is set to take on its revenge game against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (17-10, 7-7 C-USA) on Feb. 2...

Herd snaps four-game skid, defeats Middle Tennessee

Herd snaps four-game skid, defeats Middle Tennessee

Millard Stickler, Reporter

February 17, 2019

Six Marshall players reached double figures in scoring Saturday afternoon, as the Thundering Herd snapped its four-game losing streak with a 98-93 win over Middle Tennessee inside the Cam Henderson Center. “I thought we played with the heart and the passion we have been missing for a while,” Marshall...

Herd men’s basketball drops crucial conference game to UAB

Herd men’s basketball drops crucial conference game to UAB

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 15, 2019

Despite the Marshall men’s basketball team having four players score in double-digits, it wasn’t enough for it to conquer the UAB Blazers as it fell 77-68 Thursday night at the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd dropped to 13-13 (6-7 C-USA), while the Blazers improved to 15-11 (7-6 C-USA)....

Thundering Herd prepares for Battle at the Beach

Thundering Herd prepares for Battle at the Beach

Millard Stickler, Reporter

February 14, 2019

Marshall softball’s focus is really cleaning up the defensive miscues and the precision of the pitchers, first-year head Coach Megan Smith said in an interview on Wednesday as the Thundering Herd prepares for the Battle At The Beach. “I think our pitchers performed well,” Smith said. “(We)...

Athlete of the week: Hasana Clark, track and field

Athlete of the week: Hasana Clark, track and field

February 12, 2019

 ABOUT HASANA CLARK Year: Senior Hometown: Raleigh, NC PERSONAL BESTS:  WT: 19.82m (65ft 0.50 in.) HT: 54.90m (180 ft. 1 in.)  RESULTS LAST WEEK  QDOBA Marshall Invitational  1st place in Weight Throw  2nd place in Shot Put  Track and field member Hasana Clark beg...

Women’s basketball travels south for crucial conference games at UAB, MTSU

Women’s basketball travels south for crucial conference games at UAB, MTSU

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 12, 2019

 Despite its tough loss to the top-ranked Rice Owls, the Marshall women’s basketball team is seeking two more wins with its upcoming road trips to the University of Alabama at Birmingham Thursday night, followed by Middle Tennessee State University on Saturday evening. The Herd (14-10, 8-3 C-USA) re...

Men’s basketball seeks to end slump at home against UAB, MTSU

Men’s basketball seeks to end slump at home against UAB, MTSU

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 12, 2019

The Marshall men’s basketball team is striving to excel in conference play as the non-bonus play portion of the regular season comes to an end at home against the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Middle Tennessee State University beginning Thursday night. The Herd is coming back from its...